Events/Discussion Groups

  • JAN
    23

    Gamma Rho Lambda Rush - Infosession 1

    12 – 2:00pm, SC South, River Oaks Room

    Gamma Rho Lambda an all inclusive, multicultural LGBTQ sorority on campus. Spring 2019 Rush is happening January 22nd-February 4th. Attend 1 of any 3 mandatory info sessions to learn more!

  • JAN
    28

    Gamma Rho Lambda Rush - Infosession 2

    5 – 7:00pm, SC South, Montrose District Room

    Gamma Rho Lambda an all inclusive, multicultural LGBTQ sorority on campus. Spring 2019 Rush is happening January 22nd-February 4th. Attend 1 of any 3 mandatory info sessions to learn more!

  • JAN
    31

    Gamma Rho Lambda Rush - Infosession 3

    3 – 5:00pm, SC South, Montrose District Room

    Gamma Rho Lambda an all inclusive, multicultural LGBTQ sorority on campus. Spring 2019 Rush is happening January 22nd-February 4th. Attend 1 of any 3 mandatory info sessions to learn more!

  • JAN
    31

    Speakers Bureau Training

    12 – 2:30pm, Student Center North, Synergy Rm 212

    The Speakers Bureau is a group of trained volunteers who are willing to share with others about their lives and experiences related to the LGBTQ+ community. This training will give you the tools to speak on panels that educate our campus about LGBTQ people and issues. Great candidates for this program would be those identifying as LGBTQ+, their children or spouses, as well as seasoned allies.

  • JAN
    31

    Out in STEM Panel

    3:00 – 4:30pm, Student Center South, Heights Rm 224

    In partnership with Career Services for STEM Career Week, we are hosting a panel of out LGBTQ professionals in STEM fields. Professionals include medical professionals, professors, engineers, and more representing Baylor College of Medicine, Dow Chemical Company, PROS, and the University of Houston. The first hour will be storytelling by the panelists and Q∓A followed by 30 minutes of refreshments in a casual environment.

  • FEB
    1

    Speakers Bureau Training

    2 – 4:30pm, Student Center North, Synergy Rm 212

    The Speakers Bureau is a group of trained volunteers who are willing to share with others about their lives and experiences related to the LGBTQ+ community. This training will give you the tools to speak on panels that educate our campus about LGBTQ people and issues. Great candidates for this program would be those identifying as LGBTQ+, their children or spouses, as well as seasoned allies.

  • FEB
    7

    Learning Abroad While LGBTQ

    2:30 – 4:00pm, Student Center South, Midtown Rm 262

    In partnership with the Learning Abroad Office, we are hosting a panel of out LGBTQ individuals and learning abroad professionals to chat about their experiences and things to consider as an LGBTQ person. Also, use this opportunity to ask questions, learn about scholarships, and take away inside tips.

  • FEB
    11

    Cougar Ally Training – RSVP Required

    12:45 – 4:00pm, Student Center South, Heights Rm

    Training assists faculty, staff and students in increasing their awareness of issues that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people face. In a non-threatening setting, CAT teaches participants to create an accepting campus environment for UH’s LGBTQ population. Allies are given a placard to display as a visible statement of support for the LGBTQ community.

  • FEB
    12

    LGBTQ Awareness Workshop

    12:00 – 1:15pm, Student Center South, Bayou City Room 219

    In an effort to increase awareness for the LGBTQIA community, this workshop educates UH students, faculty and staff on terminology, pronouns, heteronormative privilege and inclusive practices in support of the LGBTQIA community.

  • FEB
    22

    Volunteer Program Training

    10:00 - 10:45am, Student Center North, Room 201

    Students have the opportunity to get involved on campus by volunteering at events, workshops, awareness tables, and in the office for the LGBTQ Resource Center. Attend a training and volunteer according to your own schedule. Accrue volunteer hours and earn incentives.

  • FEB
    28

    Cougar Ally 2.0: What the A? Workshop

    11:30am – 1:00pm, Student Center South, Downtown Rm 261

    This workshop will cover the spectrums within the Asexual, Aromantic, and Agender identities.

  • MAR
    3

    UH @ AIDS Walk Houston

    12:00pm Registration, Sam Houston Park (1000 Bagby St., Houston, TX 77002)

    All students, faculty, alumni, and staff are invited to represent the Cougars by walking in the 3K AIDS Walk Houston and/or raising funds for the AIDS Foundation Houston & LGBTQ Resource Center. Learn more about our team.

  • MAR
    8

    Cougar Ally Training

    8:45am – 12:00pm, TBD

    Training assists faculty, staff and students in increasing their awareness of issues that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people face. In a non-threatening setting, CAT teaches participants to create an accepting campus environment for UH’s LGBTQ population. Allies are given a placard to display as a visible statement of support for the LGBTQ community.

  • MAR
    19

    Volunteer Program Training

    2:00 - 2:45pm, Student Center North, Room 201

    Students have the opportunity to get involved on campus by volunteering at events, workshops, awareness tables, and in the office for the LGBTQ Resource Center. Attend a training and volunteer according to your own schedule. Accrue volunteer hours and earn incentives.

  • MAR
    20

    Cougar Ally 2.0: Beyond the Binary Workshop

    2:00 – 3:30pm, Student Center South, Midtown Rm 262

    This workshop designed to increase the nderstanding of the Gender Spectrum and people who do not necessarily see themselves as man or woman.

  • MAR
    28

    LGBTQ Guest Speaker: Ignacio G. Rivera

    Doors open at 6:00 PM, Student Center South, Theater

    Ignacio is a Queer, Trans, Two-Spirit, Black, Boricua, Taíno who prefers the gender-neutral pronoun “they.” Ignacio is an activist, writer, educator, filmmaker, performance artist and mother. Their body of work has focused on gender and sexuality; specifically on queer, trans, kink and sexual liberation issues within a race/class dynamic. For more information about Ignacio G. Rivera, visit www.igrivera.com

  • MAR
    29

    UH LGBTQ Alumni Association Scholarship Deadline

    This scholarship aims to encourage LGBTQ students to pursue studies at the University of Houston. Each scholarship is a one-time award in the amount of ($250 each semester) or one $500 award paid in the Fall semester (if student is graduating in the Fall Semester). Open to incoming freshmen, undergraduate, and graduate students.

  • APR
    3

    Safe Space: Latinx & LGBTQ Community Training

    6:00 – 9:00PM; Student Center South, Multipurpose Rm 237

    This local community training is to support safer, brave spaces for LGBTQ people witha focus particularly on Latino men living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. It is open to the community and individuals of all identities and statuses. To RSVP, please email info@campuspride.org

    Hosted by Campus Pride, ViiV Healthcare, and UH LGBTQ Resource Center.

  • APR
    10

    LGBTQ Awareness Workshop

    2:00 – 3:15pm, Student Center North, Senate Chamber Rm. 204

    In an effort to increase awareness for the LGBTQIA community, this workshop educates UH students, faculty and staff on terminology, pronouns, heteronormative privilege and inclusive practices in support of the LGBTQIA community.

  • APR
    12

    Cougar Ally 2.0: Pronoun Party Workshop

    1:00 – 2:30pm, Student Center South, Bayou City Rm 219

    This workshop will provide participants an opportunity to learn more about gender neutral pronouns and how to use them in real life scenarios. The atmosphere will be casual and safe to practice using pronouns such as they/them/theirs, xe/xem/xyr, and more!

  • APR
    22

    Trans Affirming Resource Fair

    11:00-1:00 PM; Butler Plaza (in front of MD Anderson Library)

    The Sexuality & Gender Acceptance (SAGA) Squad is hosting a transgender affirming resource fair and t-shirt giveaway from the gender diverse community and allies. T-shirts given out on a first come, first serve basis. Limited supplies available.

  • MAY
    3

    Spring Lavender Graduation & Alumni Reception

    Doors open at 7 PM; Ceremony starts at 7:30 PM, Student Center South, Multipurpose Rm

    Lavender Graduation is an annual ceremony conducted on campus to honor lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, and ally students and to acknowledge their achievements and contributions to the University. All faculty, students, alumni, staff, family and friends are invited to attend and celebrate. The LGBTQ Alumni Association will be hosting the reception immediately following the ceremony. Graduates must register by April 22nd.

  • JUN
    3

    Cougar Ally Training - RSVP Required

    12:45pm – 4:00pm; Clinical Research Services Center (CRS) 598, Room 139

    Training assists faculty, staff, and students in increasing their awareness of issues that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people face. In a non-threatening setting, CAT teaches participants to create an accepting campus environment for UH’s LGBTQ population. Allies are given a placard to display as a visible statement of support for the LGBTQ community.

  • JUN
    22

    UH @ Houston Pride Parade

    Line up time starts at 6:00 PM; Parade starts at 8:00 PM; Downtown Houston

    To walk in the parade with the LGBTQ Resource Center and alumni, please RSVP.

  • JUL
    18

    Cougar Ally Training - Registration Full

    8:45am – 12:00pm; Midtown Room 262, Student Center South

    Training assists faculty, staff, and students in increasing their awareness of issues that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people face. In a non-threatening setting, CAT teaches participants to create an accepting campus environment for UH’s LGBTQ population. Allies are given a placard to display as a visible statement of support for the LGBTQ community.

  • SEP
    6

    LGBTQ Speakers Bureau Training

    1:00 – 3:30pm; Student Center North, Synergy Room

    A speakers bureau consists of a panel of trained volunteers who are willing to speak about their lives and experiences. This training will give you the tools to speak on panels that educate our campus about LGBTQ people and issues.

  • SEP
    10

    LGBTQ Speakers Bureau Training

    2:30 – 5:00pm; Student Center North, Impact Room

    A speakers bureau consists of a panel of trained volunteers who are willing to speak about their lives and experiences. This training will give you the tools to speak on panels that educate our campus about LGBTQ people and issues.

  • SEP
    11

    LGBTQ Ice Cream Social

    3:00 – 5:00pm; Student Center South, Multipurpose Rm.

    Come and treat yourself. Our ice cream social gives students an opportunity to meet the LGBTQ Resource Center staff, student organization leaders, fellow Coogs, and campus representatives in a casual environment with ice cream, games, great prizes, and more! Students will also have an opportunity to learn more about the programs and services offered through the Center such as Speakers Bureau, the Mentor Program and SAGA Squad.

  • SEP
    26

    Peer Mentor Training

    10:30am – 1:30pm

    Want to become a mentor to an LGBTQ peer and make a difference? Unlike faculty and staff, you know the ins and outs of what it's like to be a student right now. Learn more about being a mentor or a mentee.

  • SEP
    27

    Peer Mentor Training

    2:00 – 5:00pm

    Want to become a mentor to an LGBTQ peer and make a difference? Unlike faculty and staff, you know the ins and outs of what it's like to be a student right now. Learn more about being a mentor or a mentee.

  • OCT
    1

    Cougar Ally Training – RSVP Required

    12:45 – 4:00pm; SC South Midtown Rm. 262

    Training assists faculty, staff, and students in increasing their awareness of issues that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people face. In a non-threatening setting, CAT teaches participants to create an accepting campus environment for UH's LGBTQ population. Allies are given a placard to display as a visible statement of support for the LGBTQ community.

  • OCT
    18

    Fluidity Conference

    TBD; Student Center South, Houston Room

    In celebration of National Coming Out Day and LGBTQ History Month, the LGBTQ Resource Center is sponsoring a campus conference for students, by students focused on the spectrum of sexuality and sexual orientation as it relates to visibility, activism, intersectionality, and more. Call for conference proposals and registration coming soon!

  • OCT
    22

    Cougar Ally 2.0: Trans 101 – RSVP Encouraged

    11:00am – 12:30pm; SC South Heights Rm. 224

    This workshop will introduce participants to transgender terms, issues, and identities. They will gain a better understanding of the experiences and needs of the transgender community on campus in order to cultivate a culture of trans inclusion.

  • OCT
    30

    Coming Out Monologues

    6:30pm; Student Center South, Theater

    Join us as we partner with GLOBAL for the 5th annual production of the Coming Out Monologues. The Coming Out Monologues are performed each fall and gives LGBTQ students the opportunity to share their own stories and experiences. Some stories are sad and some funny, but all empower people to embrace their identities. Doors open at 6:15 PM. Audition information coming soon.

  • NOV
    6

    Cougar Ally 2.0: Understanding (Trans)Gender – RSVP Encouraged

    12:00 – 1:30pm; SC South Heights Rm. 224

    This workshop will review transgender terms, issues, and identities. Participants will gain a better understanding of the gender spectrum and societal expectations about "acceptable" gender expressions. They will examine their own views in an effort to expand their acceptance of varying gender expressions.

  • NOV
    15

    Cougar Ally Training – RSVP Required

    8:45am – 12pm; SC South Midtown Rm. 262

    Training assists faculty, staff, and students in increasing their awareness of issues that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people face. In a non-threatening setting, CAT teaches participants to create an accepting campus environment for UH's LGBTQ population. Allies are given a placard to display as a visible statement of support for the LGBTQ community.

  • DEC
    7

    Fall Lavender Graduation

    10:30am – 1:00pm, Student Center Multipurpose Room

    Are you graduating in December? Join other LGBTQIA+ graduating students, alumni, and distinguished guests as we recognize your accomplishments and unique experiences. Graduates are welcome to invite their friends, family, and supporters to join us for the ceremony and brunch. As a graduate, you will receive either a lavender or rainbow graduation cord and certificate. Registration and RSVP opening soon!

Discussion Groups

  • JAN
    29

    Mental Health Discussion Group

    5:00 PM in the Student Center North, LGBTQ Resource Center (Rm 201)

    This discussion group will allow students to explore mental health topics as it relates to the college environment. This incudes causes, support, and coping skills.

  • JAN
    30

    *NEW* LGBTQ+ Discussion Group

    Student Center North, Synergy Room from 3:00-4:00 PM

    The LGBTQ+ discussion group is for students to talk about sexuality, gender identity, gender expression and how these identities and experiences affect their school, work, personal life and more. Participants are encouraged to bring topic ideas for the facilitator.

  • FEB
    4

    Bisexuality / Pansexuality Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center Student Center North Rm. 201

    The Bisexual/Pansexual discussion group helps students explore what it means to be attracted to multiple genders. Together, we will support each other in our internal struggle of sexuality or biphobia in queer and straight spaces.

  • FEB
    5

    Transgender Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    The bi-weekly Transgender Discussion Group is for transgender (including non-binary) identified students and partners, or anyone questioning their gender identity. After attending the group, participants should feel more prepared and empowered to engage with the general community as an advocate for themselves.

  • FEB
    11

    Queer and Transgender People of Color (QTPOC) Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    This monthly discussion group provides a safe space for Queer and Trans students of color to have a space to share experiences and concerns with one another.

  • FEB
    19

    Transgender Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    The bi-weekly Transgender Discussion Group is for transgender (including non-binary) identified students and partners, or anyone questioning their gender identity. After attending the group, participants should feel more prepared and empowered to engage with the general community as an advocate for themselves.

  • FEB
    25

    Queer and Transgender People of Color (QTPOC) Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    This monthly discussion group provides a safe space for Queer and Trans students of color to have a space to share experiences and concerns with one another.

  • FEB
    26

    Mental Health Discussion Group

    5:00 PM in the Wellness Center (inside Campus Rec Bldg)

    This discussion group will allow students to explore mental health topics as it relates to the college environment. This incudes causes, support, and coping skills.

  • FEB
    27

    *NEW* LGBTQ+ Discussion Group

    Student Center North, Synergy Room from 3:00-4:00 PM

    The LGBTQ+ discussion group is for students to talk about sexuality, gender identity, gender expression and how these identities and experiences affect their school, work, personal life and more. Participants are encouraged to bring topic ideas for the facilitator.

  • MAR
    4

    Bisexuality / Pansexuality Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center Student Center North Rm. 201

    The Bisexual/Pansexual discussion group helps students explore what it means to be attracted to multiple genders. Together, we will support each other in our internal struggle of sexuality or biphobia in queer and straight spaces.

  • MAR
    5

    Transgender Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    The bi-weekly Transgender Discussion Group is for transgender (including non-binary) identified students and partners, or anyone questioning their gender identity. After attending the group, participants should feel more prepared and empowered to engage with the general community as an advocate for themselves.

  • MAR
    18

    Queer and Transgender People of Color (QTPOC) Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    This monthly discussion group provides a safe space for Queer and Trans students of color to have a space to share experiences and concerns with one another.

  • MAR
    19

    Transgender Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    The bi-weekly Transgender Discussion Group is for transgender (including non-binary) identified students and partners, or anyone questioning their gender identity. After attending the group, participants should feel more prepared and empowered to engage with the general community as an advocate for themselves.

  • MAR
    25

    Queer and Transgender People of Color (QTPOC) Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    This monthly discussion group provides a safe space for Queer and Trans students of color to have a space to share experiences and concerns with one another.

  • MAR
    26

    Mental Health Discussion Group

    5:00 PM in the Wellness Center (inside Campus Rec Bldg)

    This discussion group will allow students to explore mental health topics as it relates to the college environment. This incudes causes, support, and coping skills.

  • MAR
    27

    *NEW* LGBTQ+ Discussion Group

    Student Center North, Synergy Room from 3:00-4:00 PM

    The LGBTQ+ discussion group is for students to talk about sexuality, gender identity, gender expression and how these identities and experiences affect their school, work, personal life and more. Participants are encouraged to bring topic ideas for the facilitator.

  • APR
    1

    Bisexuality / Pansexuality Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center Student Center North Rm. 201

    The Bisexual/Pansexual discussion group helps students explore what it means to be attracted to multiple genders. Together, we will support each other in our internal struggle of sexuality or biphobia in queer and straight spaces.

  • APR
    2

    Transgender Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    The bi-weekly Transgender Discussion Group is for transgender (including non-binary) identified students and partners, or anyone questioning their gender identity. After attending the group, participants should feel more prepared and empowered to engage with the general community as an advocate for themselves.

  • APR
    8

    Queer and Transgender People of Color (QTPOC) Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    This monthly discussion group provides a safe space for Queer and Trans students of color to have a space to share experiences and concerns with one another.

  • APR
    15

    Bisexuality / Pansexuality Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center Student Center North Rm. 201

    The Bisexual/Pansexual discussion group helps students explore what it means to be attracted to multiple genders. Together, we will support each other in our internal struggle of sexuality or biphobia in queer and straight spaces.

  • APR
    16

    Transgender Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    The bi-weekly Transgender Discussion Group is for transgender (including non-binary) identified students and partners, or anyone questioning their gender identity. After attending the group, participants should feel more prepared and empowered to engage with the general community as an advocate for themselves.

  • APR
    22

    Queer and Transgender People of Color (QTPOC) Discussion Group

    5:30 – 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North, Rm 201

    This monthly discussion group provides a safe space for Queer and Trans students of color to have a space to share experiences and concerns with one another.

Workshops

Instructions to register:

1. Sign in to your AccessUH account.
2. Click the Get Involved button.
3. Click the "registration" button below.

Please email jdgonzales@uh.edu if you have any issues.

  • JAN
    23

    Gamma Rho Lambda Rush - Infosession 1

    12 – 2:00pm, SC South, River Oaks Room

    Gamma Rho Lambda an all inclusive, multicultural LGBTQ sorority on campus. Spring 2019 Rush is happening January 22nd-February 4th. Attend 1 of any 3 mandatory info sessions to learn more!

  • JAN
    28

    Gamma Rho Lambda Rush - Infosession 2

    5 – 7:00pm, SC South, Montrose District Room

    Gamma Rho Lambda an all inclusive, multicultural LGBTQ sorority on campus. Spring 2019 Rush is happening January 22nd-February 4th. Attend 1 of any 3 mandatory info sessions to learn more!

  • JAN
    31

    Gamma Rho Lambda Rush - Infosession 3

    3 – 5:00pm, SC South, Montrose District Room

    Gamma Rho Lambda an all inclusive, multicultural LGBTQ sorority on campus. Spring 2019 Rush is happening January 22nd-February 4th. Attend 1 of any 3 mandatory info sessions to learn more!

  • JAN
    31

    Speakers Bureau Training

    12 – 2:30pm, Student Center North, Synergy Rm 212

    The Speakers Bureau is a group of trained volunteers who are willing to share with others about their lives and experiences related to the LGBTQ+ community. This training will give you the tools to speak on panels that educate our campus about LGBTQ people and issues. Great candidates for this program would be those identifying as LGBTQ+, their children or spouses, as well as seasoned allies.

  • JAN
    31

    Out in STEM Panel

    3:00 – 4:30pm, Student Center South, Heights Rm 224

    In partnership with Career Services for STEM Career Week, we are hosting a panel of out LGBTQ professionals in STEM fields. Professionals include medical professionals, professors, engineers, and more representing Baylor College of Medicine, Dow Chemical Company, PROS, and the University of Houston. The first hour will be storytelling by the panelists and Q∓A followed by 30 minutes of refreshments in a casual environment.

  • FEB
    1

    Speakers Bureau Training

    2 – 4:30pm, Student Center North, Synergy Rm 212

    The Speakers Bureau is a group of trained volunteers who are willing to share with others about their lives and experiences related to the LGBTQ+ community. This training will give you the tools to speak on panels that educate our campus about LGBTQ people and issues. Great candidates for this program would be those identifying as LGBTQ+, their children or spouses, as well as seasoned allies.

  • FEB
    7

    Learning Abroad While LGBTQ

    2:30 – 4:00pm, Student Center South, Midtown Rm 262

    In partnership with the Learning Abroad Office, we are hosting a panel of out LGBTQ individuals and learning abroad professionals to chat about their experiences and things to consider as an LGBTQ person. Also, use this opportunity to ask questions, learn about scholarships, and take away inside tips.

  • FEB
    11

    Cougar Ally Training – RSVP Required

    12:45 – 4:00pm, Student Center South, Heights Rm

    Training assists faculty, staff and students in increasing their awareness of issues that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people face. In a non-threatening setting, CAT teaches participants to create an accepting campus environment for UH’s LGBTQ population. Allies are given a placard to display as a visible statement of support for the LGBTQ community.

  • FEB
    12

    LGBTQ Awareness Workshop

    12:00 – 1:15pm, Student Center South, Bayou City Room 219

    In an effort to increase awareness for the LGBTQIA community, this workshop educates UH students, faculty and staff on terminology, pronouns, heteronormative privilege and inclusive practices in support of the LGBTQIA community.

  • FEB
    22

    Volunteer Program Training

    10:00 - 10:45am, Student Center North, Room 201

    Students have the opportunity to get involved on campus by volunteering at events, workshops, awareness tables, and in the office for the LGBTQ Resource Center. Attend a training and volunteer according to your own schedule. Accrue volunteer hours and earn incentives.

  • FEB
    28

    Cougar Ally 2.0: What the A? Workshop

    11:30am – 1:00pm, Student Center South, Downtown Rm 261

    This workshop will cover the spectrums within the Asexual, Aromantic, and Agender identities.

  • MAR
    3

    UH @ AIDS Walk Houston

    12:00pm Registration, Sam Houston Park (1000 Bagby St., Houston, TX 77002)

    All students, faculty, alumni, and staff are invited to represent the Cougars by walking in the 3K AIDS Walk Houston and/or raising funds for the AIDS Foundation Houston & LGBTQ Resource Center. Learn more about our team.

  • MAR
    8

    Cougar Ally Training

    8:45am – 12:00pm, TBD

    Training assists faculty, staff and students in increasing their awareness of issues that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people face. In a non-threatening setting, CAT teaches participants to create an accepting campus environment for UH’s LGBTQ population. Allies are given a placard to display as a visible statement of support for the LGBTQ community.

  • MAR
    19

    Volunteer Program Training

    2:00 - 2:45pm, Student Center North, Room 201

    Students have the opportunity to get involved on campus by volunteering at events, workshops, awareness tables, and in the office for the LGBTQ Resource Center. Attend a training and volunteer according to your own schedule. Accrue volunteer hours and earn incentives.

  • MAR
    20

    Cougar Ally 2.0: Beyond the Binary Workshop

    2:00 – 3:30pm, Student Center South, Midtown Rm 262

    This workshop designed to increase the nderstanding of the Gender Spectrum and people who do not necessarily see themselves as man or woman.

  • MAR
    28

    LGBTQ Guest Speaker: Ignacio G. Rivera

    Doors open at 6:00 PM, Student Center South, Theater

    Ignacio is a Queer, Trans, Two-Spirit, Black, Boricua, Taíno who prefers the gender-neutral pronoun “they.” Ignacio is an activist, writer, educator, filmmaker, performance artist and mother. Their body of work has focused on gender and sexuality; specifically on queer, trans, kink and sexual liberation issues within a race/class dynamic. For more information about Ignacio G. Rivera, visit www.igrivera.com

  • MAR
    29

    UH LGBTQ Alumni Association Scholarship Deadline

    This scholarship aims to encourage LGBTQ students to pursue studies at the University of Houston. Each scholarship is a one-time award in the amount of ($250 each semester) or one $500 award paid in the Fall semester (if student is graduating in the Fall Semester). Open to incoming freshmen, undergraduate, and graduate students.

  • APR
    3

    Safe Space: Latinx & LGBTQ Community Training

    6:00 – 9:00PM; Student Center South, Multipurpose Rm 237

    This local community training is to support safer, brave spaces for LGBTQ people witha focus particularly on Latino men living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. It is open to the community and individuals of all identities and statuses. To RSVP, please email info@campuspride.org

    Hosted by Campus Pride, ViiV Healthcare, and UH LGBTQ Resource Center.

  • APR
    10

    LGBTQ Awareness Workshop

    2:00 – 3:15pm, Student Center North, Senate Chamber Rm. 204

    In an effort to increase awareness for the LGBTQIA community, this workshop educates UH students, faculty and staff on terminology, pronouns, heteronormative privilege and inclusive practices in support of the LGBTQIA community.

  • APR
    12

    Cougar Ally 2.0: Pronoun Party Workshop

    1:00 – 2:30pm, Student Center South, Bayou City Rm 219

    This workshop will provide participants an opportunity to learn more about gender neutral pronouns and how to use them in real life scenarios. The atmosphere will be casual and safe to practice using pronouns such as they/them/theirs, xe/xem/xyr, and more!

  • APR
    22

    Trans Affirming Resource Fair

    11:00-1:00 PM; Butler Plaza (in front of MD Anderson Library)

    The Sexuality & Gender Acceptance (SAGA) Squad is hosting a transgender affirming resource fair and t-shirt giveaway from the gender diverse community and allies. T-shirts given out on a first come, first serve basis. Limited supplies available.

  • MAY
    3

    Spring Lavender Graduation & Alumni Reception

    Doors open at 7 PM; Ceremony starts at 7:30 PM, Student Center South, Multipurpose Rm

    Lavender Graduation is an annual ceremony conducted on campus to honor lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, and ally students and to acknowledge their achievements and contributions to the University. All faculty, students, alumni, staff, family and friends are invited to attend and celebrate. The LGBTQ Alumni Association will be hosting the reception immediately following the ceremony. Graduates must register by April 22nd.

  • JUN
    3

    Cougar Ally Training - RSVP Required

    12:45pm – 4:00pm; Clinical Research Services Center (CRS) 598, Room 139

    Training assists faculty, staff, and students in increasing their awareness of issues that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people face. In a non-threatening setting, CAT teaches participants to create an accepting campus environment for UH’s LGBTQ population. Allies are given a placard to display as a visible statement of support for the LGBTQ community.

  • JUN
    22

    UH @ Houston Pride Parade

    Line up time starts at 6:00 PM; Parade starts at 8:00 PM; Downtown Houston

    To walk in the parade with the LGBTQ Resource Center and alumni, please RSVP.

  • JUL
    18

    Cougar Ally Training - Registration Full

    8:45am – 12:00pm; Midtown Room 262, Student Center South

    Training assists faculty, staff, and students in increasing their awareness of issues that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people face. In a non-threatening setting, CAT teaches participants to create an accepting campus environment for UH’s LGBTQ population. Allies are given a placard to display as a visible statement of support for the LGBTQ community.

  • SEP
    6

    LGBTQ Speakers Bureau Training

    1:00 – 3:30pm; Student Center North, Synergy Room

    A speakers bureau consists of a panel of trained volunteers who are willing to speak about their lives and experiences. This training will give you the tools to speak on panels that educate our campus about LGBTQ people and issues.

  • SEP
    10

    LGBTQ Speakers Bureau Training

    2:30 – 5:00pm; Student Center North, Impact Room

    A speakers bureau consists of a panel of trained volunteers who are willing to speak about their lives and experiences. This training will give you the tools to speak on panels that educate our campus about LGBTQ people and issues.

  • SEP
    11

    LGBTQ Ice Cream Social

    3:00 – 5:00pm; Student Center South, Multipurpose Rm.

    Come and treat yourself. Our ice cream social gives students an opportunity to meet the LGBTQ Resource Center staff, student organization leaders, fellow Coogs, and campus representatives in a casual environment with ice cream, games, great prizes, and more! Students will also have an opportunity to learn more about the programs and services offered through the Center such as Speakers Bureau, the Mentor Program and SAGA Squad.

  • SEP
    26

    Peer Mentor Training

    10:30am – 1:30pm

    Want to become a mentor to an LGBTQ peer and make a difference? Unlike faculty and staff, you know the ins and outs of what it's like to be a student right now. Learn more about being a mentor or a mentee.

  • SEP
    27

    Peer Mentor Training

    2:00 – 5:00pm

    Want to become a mentor to an LGBTQ peer and make a difference? Unlike faculty and staff, you know the ins and outs of what it's like to be a student right now. Learn more about being a mentor or a mentee.

  • OCT
    1

    Cougar Ally Training – RSVP Required

    12:45 – 4:00pm; SC South Midtown Rm. 262

    Training assists faculty, staff, and students in increasing their awareness of issues that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people face. In a non-threatening setting, CAT teaches participants to create an accepting campus environment for UH's LGBTQ population. Allies are given a placard to display as a visible statement of support for the LGBTQ community.

  • OCT
    18

    Fluidity Conference

    TBD; Student Center South, Houston Room

    In celebration of National Coming Out Day and LGBTQ History Month, the LGBTQ Resource Center is sponsoring a campus conference for students, by students focused on the spectrum of sexuality and sexual orientation as it relates to visibility, activism, intersectionality, and more. Call for conference proposals and registration coming soon!

  • OCT
    22

    Cougar Ally 2.0: Trans 101 – RSVP Encouraged

    11:00am – 12:30pm; SC South Heights Rm. 224

    This workshop will introduce participants to transgender terms, issues, and identities. They will gain a better understanding of the experiences and needs of the transgender community on campus in order to cultivate a culture of trans inclusion.

  • OCT
    30

    Coming Out Monologues

    6:30pm; Student Center South, Theater

    Join us as we partner with GLOBAL for the 5th annual production of the Coming Out Monologues. The Coming Out Monologues are performed each fall and gives LGBTQ students the opportunity to share their own stories and experiences. Some stories are sad and some funny, but all empower people to embrace their identities. Doors open at 6:15 PM. Audition information coming soon.

  • NOV
    6

    Cougar Ally 2.0: Understanding (Trans)Gender – RSVP Encouraged

    12:00 – 1:30pm; SC South Heights Rm. 224

    This workshop will review transgender terms, issues, and identities. Participants will gain a better understanding of the gender spectrum and societal expectations about "acceptable" gender expressions. They will examine their own views in an effort to expand their acceptance of varying gender expressions.

  • NOV
    15

    Cougar Ally Training – RSVP Required

    8:45am – 12pm; SC South Midtown Rm. 262

    Training assists faculty, staff, and students in increasing their awareness of issues that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people face. In a non-threatening setting, CAT teaches participants to create an accepting campus environment for UH's LGBTQ population. Allies are given a placard to display as a visible statement of support for the LGBTQ community.

  • DEC
    7

    Fall Lavender Graduation

    10:30am – 1:00pm, Student Center Multipurpose Room

    Are you graduating in December? Join other LGBTQIA+ graduating students, alumni, and distinguished guests as we recognize your accomplishments and unique experiences. Graduates are welcome to invite their friends, family, and supporters to join us for the ceremony and brunch. As a graduate, you will receive either a lavender or rainbow graduation cord and certificate. Registration and RSVP opening soon!

Request a Workshop

The LGBTQ Resource Center staff are happy to come to your UH department, class or organization meeting to host a workshop, presentation, or Speakers Bureau panel.

Workshop Topics Include:

  • LGBTQ Awareness (LGBTQ inclusion in student organizations)
  • Bisexuality, Pansexuality, Polysexuality
  • Transgender
  • Gender Queer, Gender Non-conforming
  • Asexuality
  • Intersex
  • LGBTQ Sexual Health
  • Parents and Families
  • LGBTQ Inclusive Classrooms
  • Being an Ally
  • LGBTQ and Religion
  • LGBTQ in the Workplace

Workshop, presentation, or Speakers Bureau panels can be created/tailored to fit the needs of your group. To request a workshop, presentation, or Speakers Bureau panel, please complete the following Request Form.